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large oven; great furnace
trad. (洪爐燎髮) 洪爐 燎髮
simp. (洪炉燎发) 洪炉 燎发
Literally: “(to light) a big oven so that one can burn (a person's) body and head hair”.

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洪爐燎髮

  1. (archaic) overkill; to go way overboard; to use a sledge hammer to crack a nut

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